Jeremy Glenn and Julie Trester wrote an article discussing how the COVID-19 pandemic could impact employee rights. Among other things, city governments have issued stay-at-home orders and implemented protective face-covering requirements. Beyond triggering these measures directed at the general public, COVID-19 is also leading to municipal legislation in the employment context. They also discussed mandatory scheduling ordinances, anti-relation and paid sick leave ordinances, right-of-recall ordinances, and how employers must monitor and adapt to greater municipal regulation.
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